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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is an agency of the United States federal government established in 1970 at the proposal of President Richard Nixon to combat environmental degradation and protect human health. As part of its mission, the EPA enforces regulations affecting a variety of environmental issues, including air and water quality, pesticide-use, fuel economy standards, and nuclear contamination.  less -
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The Reemergence of the Social Cost of Carbon as an Important Policy Tool in Tackling Climate Change

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In January 2021, President Biden signed an executive order "Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis." This order provided a clear signal that the Biden administration...more

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[Webinar] Looking Around the Corner: Oil and Gas Enforcement Under the Biden EPA - June 9th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CT

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With its “all of the above” approach to reducing greenhouse gases, the Biden administration will undoubtedly increase the tempo of EPA enforcement in the upstream and midstream sectors. This Energy Series discussion is...more

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The Biden-Harris Administration’s “Whole of Government” Approach to Combating Climate Change: Who You Heard From at the Climate...

President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate has wrapped up. The event saw world leaders highlighting their countries’ respective climate commitments, calling for collective action, and attending breakout sessions designed to...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Biden Wants the United States to “Buy Clean” and Become a “Climate Star.” Here’s What That Could Look Like.

In March, House Democrats re-introduced the Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for Our Nation’s (CLEAN) Future Act, a comprehensive climate package that aims to transition virtually every major sector of the U.S....more

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Ohio EPA Updates, March 18, 2021

Final Rules regarding Credible Data Program Wave 2 – OAC Chapter 3745-4:  Effective March 1, 2021, Ohio EPA Division of Surface Water (DSW) adopted final revisions to the following rules...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Climate, NEPA, Environmental Justice Dominate Hearing for EPA, CEQ Nominees

During yesterday’s Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing, President Biden’s nominees for Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), Brenda Mallory, and for Deputy Administrator the...more

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The Clean Power Plan Is Dead. Long Live The Clean Power Plan!

The Obama administration adopted the Clean Power Plan to reduce power sector greenhouse gas emissions in line with its commitments under the Paris Agreement climate accord. The Clean Power Plan invoked Clean Air Act §...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

New Chairman Glick Aims to Amp Up FERC's Response to Climate Change

On the day after his inauguration, President Biden designated Commissioner Richard Glick as the new Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Chairman Glick, a Democrat, joined FERC in 2017, bringing...more

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Meet Biden’s Natural Resource Team

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Consistent with his campaign promises to establish a diverse cabinet and leadership team, representative of both the national community and his own philosophy on environmental, energy and climate change issues, President...more

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A Bridge Over the Rising Seas: Biden’s “Climate Day” Order Promises Green Infrastructure

A number of President Biden’s early climate and environmental policies direct federal funding, research and procurement decisions toward infrastructure. In this installment of our series on President Biden’s “Climate Day”...more

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Carbon Quarterly - Volume 2

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The Carbon Quarterly is a newsletter covering developments in carbon policy, law, and innovation. No matter your views on climate change policy, there is no avoiding an increasing focus on carbon regulation, resiliency...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - January 2021 #4

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Biden, emphasizing job creation, signs sweeping climate actions - The New York Times – January 27 - President Biden on Wednesday signed a series of executive actions, ranging from pausing new federal oil leases to...more

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Biden’s Inauguration Day Executive Order on Environment and Energy Regulation

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On his first day in office on January 20, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order titled, “Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis” (the Order). The Order...more

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President Biden Takes Executive Actions to Accelerate Clean Energy Generation and Transmission Projects

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On January 27, 2021, US President Joe Biden signed a series of Executive Orders that aim to “confront the existential threat of climate change” in the United States, overseas and throughout the federal government while...more

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Less Frost, and More Cost: Biden Revives Interagency Working Group to Publish Updated Social Costs of Carbon and Other Greenhouse...

Key Points - President Biden’s Day One Executive Order on climate action reconvenes an interagency working group to establish interim and final social costs of three GHGs: carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane. -...more

Allen Matkins

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - January 2021 #3

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Biden orders review and reversal of over 100 Trump administration environmental regulations - The New York Times – January 20 - President Joe Biden this Wednesday recommitted the United States to the Paris climate...more

Williams Mullen

Environmental Notes - January 2021

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Federal environmental policies are likely to undergo significant changes at DOJ and EPA under the Biden administration, including alteration of many Trump administration enforcement policies. Since many of these existing...more

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Climate Change Response Act 2002 – Enforcement amendments

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The Climate Change Response Act 2002 (CCRA) was amended in June 2020. This insight focuses on the new enforcement provisions introduced by the amendment in relation to breaches of obligations for participants in the emissions...more

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2020 Post-Election Analysis: Issue by Issue

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FIRST 100 DAYS - As President-elect Biden stands poised to assume the office he has aspired to for the past three decades, he inherits a national crisis not unlike the one he stepped into as vice president nearly 12 years...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - October 2020 #3

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President Trump makes agricultural water demands priority for new office - U.S. News & World Report – October 13 - President Donald Trump this Tuesday created what he called a “subcabinet” for federal water issues,...more

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Carbon Quarterly - Volume 1

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The Carbon Quarterly is a newsletter covering developments in carbon policy, law, and innovation worth paying attention to. No matter your views on climate change policy, there is no avoiding an increasing focus on carbon...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - September 2020 #4

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California plans to ban sales of new gas-powered cars in 15 years - The New York Times – September 23 - California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars statewide by 2035, Governor Gavin Newsom announced...more

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EPA Rolls Back Portions of Methane Rule

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On August 13, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two rules (Policy Amendments and Technical Amendments) to roll back portions of its 2012 and 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for the Oil...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - June 2020 #3

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Supreme Court says pipeline may cross underneath Appalachian Trail - Bullet NPR – June 15 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a new 600-mile natural gas pipeline can cross underneath the Appalachian Trail on...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - June 2020

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EPA limits states' power to stop oil and gas pipelines - Bullet NPR – June 1 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday issued a new rule intended to expedite the approval process for pipeline...more

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